MS 280 - Program Certification Review
This directed practice seminar is a course in which the student will participate in seminars to prepare for their transition into the workplace as well as successful completion of one of two national certification examinations for medical assisting. Students will complete cover letters, résumés, and reference lists to use in job placement. Professional credentialing opportunities are addressed as well as practice examinations focused on the graduate sitting for either of two national certification examinations. At locations where the Medical Assisting Services program holds specialized accreditation by ABHES or CAAHEP, the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification offered by the American Association of Medical Assistants will be covered. At other locations, the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification offered by the American Medical Technologists will be covered. (See the “Accreditation” section of the Undergraduate Catalog for accredited locations.) Semester Credit Hours 2.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 30.00 Prerequisites: All didactic coursework, final term of study, and PGPA of 2.00.